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Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA) Competitors

$130.20
-0.32 (-0.25%)
(As of 09:32 AM ET)

MAA vs. SUI, ESS, UDR, ELS, CPT, EQR, AVB, HST, VTR, and DOC

Should you be buying Mid-America Apartment Communities stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Mid-America Apartment Communities include Sun Communities (SUI), Essex Property Trust (ESS), UDR (UDR), Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS), Camden Property Trust (CPT), Equity Residential (EQR), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), Host Hotels & Resorts (HST), Ventas (VTR), and Healthpeak Properties (DOC). These companies are all part of the "real estate investment trusts" industry.

Mid-America Apartment Communities vs.

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) and Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, community ranking, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, media sentiment and analyst recommendations.

Mid-America Apartment Communities received 110 more outperform votes than Sun Communities when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 61.13% of users gave Sun Communities an outperform vote while only 60.98% of users gave Mid-America Apartment Communities an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Mid-America Apartment CommunitiesOutperform Votes
500
60.98%
Underperform Votes
320
39.02%
Sun CommunitiesOutperform Votes
390
61.13%
Underperform Votes
248
38.87%

Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $5.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Sun Communities pays an annual dividend of $3.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 124.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Sun Communities pays out 329.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Mid-America Apartment Communities is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, Mid-America Apartment Communities had 14 more articles in the media than Sun Communities. MarketBeat recorded 21 mentions for Mid-America Apartment Communities and 7 mentions for Sun Communities. Sun Communities' average media sentiment score of 1.01 beat Mid-America Apartment Communities' score of 0.45 indicating that Sun Communities is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Mid-America Apartment Communities
9 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Sun Communities
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.8, meaning that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sun Communities has a beta of 0.8, meaning that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

93.6% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.6% of Sun Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of Sun Communities shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Mid-America Apartment Communities currently has a consensus price target of $143.18, suggesting a potential upside of 8.52%. Sun Communities has a consensus price target of $141.17, suggesting a potential upside of 15.16%. Given Sun Communities' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Sun Communities is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mid-America Apartment Communities
2 Sell rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.07
Sun Communities
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Mid-America Apartment Communities has a net margin of 25.73% compared to Sun Communities' net margin of 4.40%. Mid-America Apartment Communities' return on equity of 8.74% beat Sun Communities' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mid-America Apartment Communities25.73% 8.74% 4.85%
Sun Communities 4.40%1.79%0.82%

Mid-America Apartment Communities has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Sun Communities. Mid-America Apartment Communities is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sun Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mid-America Apartment Communities$2.15B7.07$552.81M$4.7127.64
Sun Communities$3.22B4.74-$201M$1.14107.56

Summary

Mid-America Apartment Communities beats Sun Communities on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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MAA vs. The Competition

MetricMid-America Apartment CommunitiesReal estate investment trusts IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$15.20B$6.60B$8.24B$17.69B
Dividend Yield4.42%7.04%10.51%3.54%
P/E Ratio27.6433.6257.8821.36
Price / Sales7.076.163,597.719.40
Price / Cash13.8016.4827.8917.55
Price / Book2.422.322.415.17
Net Income$552.81M$154.77M$1.00B$971.52M
7 Day Performance2.44%-0.31%-0.93%-1.12%
1 Month Performance-1.61%-2.15%-1.27%0.31%
1 Year Performance-12.71%0.91%11.95%116.88%

Mid-America Apartment Communities Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SUI
Sun Communities
4.7742 of 5 stars
$128.20
+1.7%
$141.17
+10.1%
-13.6%$15.98B$3.22B112.466,780Short Interest ↓
Positive News
ESS
Essex Property Trust
4.3173 of 5 stars
$249.59
+2.5%
$245.10
-1.8%
+15.5%$16.03B$1.67B39.551,750Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
UDR
UDR
4.5171 of 5 stars
$37.87
+1.8%
$41.76
+10.3%
-8.8%$12.47B$1.63B28.261,410Ex-Dividend
Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
ELS
Equity LifeStyle Properties
3.9185 of 5 stars
$64.03
+0.5%
$70.15
+9.6%
-8.0%$11.94B$1.49B38.114,000Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
High Trading Volume
CPT
Camden Property Trust
4.0924 of 5 stars
$103.58
+1.4%
$104.24
+0.6%
-4.4%$11.27B$1.54B27.991,640Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Positive News
EQR
Equity Residential
4.0707 of 5 stars
$64.47
+1.1%
$65.32
+1.3%
+4.2%$24.22B$2.87B29.302,400Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
AVB
AvalonBay Communities
4.4776 of 5 stars
$188.90
+1.5%
$197.03
+4.3%
+9.2%$26.86B$2.77B28.843,039Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
HST
Host Hotels & Resorts
3.9809 of 5 stars
$20.72
+0.8%
$21.20
+2.3%
+24.1%$14.58B$5.31B19.92163Short Interest ↑
VTR
Ventas
3.9633 of 5 stars
$44.01
+1.2%
$51.43
+16.9%
-2.6%$17.78B$4.50B-400.05486
DOC
Healthpeak Properties
3.6735 of 5 stars
$19.34
+1.9%
$17.56
-9.2%
+26.8%$13.47B$543.46M34.54193Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑

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